Become self-reliant! Instead of spending lots of money on pesticide laden, genetically modified veggies you can grow your own. The taste (and nutrition) of home grown food is far superior to the grocery store variety and your cost is almost free.
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier
Growing peonies in the south States that fall in Hardiness Zones 7 and 8 include the southern states, such as Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Mis and Texas, as well as states in the southwest, such as New Mex, Arizona,California and parts of Utah and Nevada. Gardeners in warm climates grow tree peonies ((Paeonia suffruticosa) as well as garden peonies. The challenge for these gardeners is providing peonies with adequate winter chilling to bloom successfully in the…
Container Vegetable GardeningGrowing an Indoor or Balcony Potted Garden ~~~ As an apartment dweller once, I did nothing BUT container vegetable gardening. To survey one’s pots brimming with edibles and flowers is like falling in love... be still my beating heart.